Fall 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 605 01: Issues in Intercultural Counseling and Social Justice
ID: 7161498 (Ref.No. 4469100)
Posted: August 9, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Open Date: Aug 08, 2023
Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 605-01.
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
COUN 605-01 - Issues in Intercultural Counseling and Social Justice
Issues in Intercultural Counseling & Social Justice-
COUN 605 is a 3-unit graduate counseling course that is required for all SMC students earning a master’s degree in counseling across all counseling specializations in the COUN department.
Course Description: Intercultural Counseling and Social Justice is a three-unit course, designed to address the social and political context of counseling individuals, families, and groups with diverse identities and social locations. Other areas of investigation include the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, and the impact of oppression. Intercultural communication patterns and multicultural counseling theory and practice are emphasized, along with the role of the counselor as an advocate, ally, and agent of social change.
Candidates must have an M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in the relevant area of Counseling, Psychology, or a related field. Candidates must also have at least 2 years experience teaching at the graduate level in Counseling, Psychology, or a related area, or at least 3 years of experience as a practicing clinician (e.g., MFT, PCC, clinical or counseling psychologist), school-based mental health professional (e.g., school counselor or school psychologist), or counselor in a higher education setting (e.g., college/university).
A Ph.D. in Counseling or Psychology is highly desirable. A current license in Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Clinical Counseling, or Psychology, or a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling, Social Work, or School Psychology.
A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, multicultural/international competence, social justice, clinical expertise, and familiarity with counseling theory and practice.
A successful record of teaching experience at the graduate level.
- Applicants must reside and work in California
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/129735jeid-8e6bc83835b99e4391cc4f7709a2b4fd
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